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Extending Market Reach With Rail: Shipping Composite Railroad Ties

Sep 6, 2017 . When a producer of recycled plastic railroad ties wanted to ship its product to new customers, UPDS provided access to an economical rail solution

Performance and Safety Issues Regarding the Use of . - Arema

Also, the railroad industry is closely watching environmental regulations and how they may restrict the future use of creosote, which is needed as a preservative treatment to provide reasonable service life of wood especially in certain aggressive exposures. Origins of Plastic Composite RR Ties. In the early 1990s, a new..

ECOTRAX Railroad Ties - Axion Structural Innovations

Produced from 100% recycled material, each mile of our ECOTRAX ties keeps tons of plastic bottles and waste from sitting in landfills and filling our oceans making ECOTRAX Composite Railroad Ties a smart choice environmentally. And, because ECOTRAX ties feature longer life cycles, are extremely strong,..

Tuthill & Integrico - Composite Railroad Ties on Vimeo

Sep 2, 2016 . This is "Tuthill & Integrico - Composite Railroad Ties" by Tuthill Brand on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them

Summary of Current State of Practice for Composite Crossties

Jun 5, 2014 . Summary of Current State of Practice for. Composite Crossties. Richard Lampo. US Army Engineer Research & Development Center,. Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. Champaign, IL. 2014 International Crosstie and. Fastening System Symposium. University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Rail Insider-Transit projects keep concrete- and composite-tie .

article about: concrete ties, composite ties, Rocla Concrete Tie Inc., Vossloh AG, L.B. Foster Co., CXT Inc., Steve Burgess, Rail.One USA, Torsten Bode, LT Resources . The railroad slotted $75 million for its total 2017 MOW budget, marking a more than $10 million year-over-year increase. This year, LIRR is executing two..

Recycled railroad tie maker doubling capacity - Plastics News

Jul 6, 2017 . "It will take us to between 250,000 and 300,000 composite railroad ties per year out of Sarepta." The railroad ties are made from recovered plastics, the CEO said. GP Harmon Recycling, a unit of Georgia-Pacific, provides about 70 percent of that material to IntegriCo. "One hundred percent recycled..

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Atlas Ties is your source for Composite railroad ties. Our composite sleepers exceed industry standards and outperform the wood, concrete and our competitor's plastic railroad ties

Plastic railroad ties that reduce sound | KLP - Plastic Sleepers

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Recycled plastic ties coming to some U.S. railroads - CNET

Feb 2, 2011 . The U.S. railroad is about to get a minor makeover. Axion International has won a $15 million contract to make railroad ties made from recycled plastic, the company announced yesterday. The railroad ties will specifically be made of Recycled Structural Composite (RSC), the signature recycled plastic..

New York Transit Installs Composite Ties in Staten Island Railway

Apr 25, 2016 . To address both of those needs, NYCT used Axion International's signature railroad ties, ECOTRAX , which are made using an industrial grade, recycled structural composite (RSC) that is non-corrosive. The ties will not absorb moisture or leach toxic chemicals into the environment during a major flooding..

Cracking and Impact Performance Characteristics of Plastic .

DOT/FRA/ORD-12/03. Final Report. March 2012. Cracking and Impact Performance Characteristics of Plastic Composite Ties. Office of Railroad. Policy and Development. Washington, DC 20590. U.S. Department of Transportation. Federal Railroad. Administration..

Australia recycler on track for big railroad tie contract - Plastics News

Aug 2, 2017 . Reservoir, Australia After successfully testing composite railroad ties made from recycled plastics, an Australian company is embarking on an ambitious bid to win major business with Queensland Rail. The Queensland Rail (QR) network, owned by the Queensland government, has more than 4500